Taking melatonin may help shift workers and people with circadian rhythm disorders adjust their biological sleep clock. Here’s how to take it, and how to allow your body’s own melatonin to work best.
The ideal sleeping position? It’s on your back, according to physical therapists. But there are options for side sleepers, too. Learn how to sleep to avoid back pain.
Pregnant women who get less sleep are more likely to have complications, but these tips can help solve the problem.
Why does your brain seem to kick into overdrive the moment your head hits the pillow? A sleep psychologist offers some solutions for quieting your mind and getting some sleep.
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If you’re like many people, hitting the snooze button once or twice might be part of your morning wake-up routine. But can it be bad for your health? A sleep expert explains.
Research links sleep disorders to cognitive troubles. Our experts explain how improving your sleep may bolster your brain function.
If you can’t stay awake for evening activities, but wake up hours before sunrise, you may have advanced sleep phase disorder. Find out how to get your internal clock back on track.
Severe snoring isn’t without risks. A new study shows that obstructive sleep apnea puts women, in particular, at risk for heart problems.
Many people with obstructive sleep apnea find continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) as uncomfortable as snoring and gasping through the night. Learn about an implantable device that serves as another option for those with this serious condition.
With today’s fast-paced lifestyles and overbooked days, insomnia strikes nearly everyone at some point. It’s normal to have some nights that aren’t as restful as others, but when it happens in a string of nights, you might want to try an over-the-counter sleep aid. We asked neurologist Jessica Vensel-Rundo, MD, to share her suggestions for … Read More